ទណ្ឌឃាដ

KhmerEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

ទណ្ឌ (tŏən) +‎ ឃាដ (khiət),​ alternative form of ឃាត (khiət).

PronunciationEdit

Orthographic ទណ្ឌឃាដ
dṇ̥ḍgʰāṭ
Phonemic ទ័ន-ឌៈ-ឃាត
d˘n-ḍ`-gʰāt
WT romanisation tŏəndĕəʼkhiət
(standard) IPA(key) /tŏən.ɗĕəʔ.kʰiət/

NounEdit

ទណ្ឌឃាដ (tŏəndĕəʼkhiət)

  1. (linguistics) killer (the name of the diacritic which suppresses—or kills—the letter over which it is written, causing it to be silent)
  2. capital punishment, death penalty